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SFGTV2
Mar 2, 2013 6:30am PST
by a professor geoffrey hazard, a distinguished professor of law at uc hastings. the professor is a leading expert in the field of civil procedure of legal ethics and is good at asking questions. it is my pleasure to introduce our very special guest, stephen zack, president of the american bar association. with nearly 400,000 members, it is the largest volunteer professional membership organization in the world. mr. zack is the first hispanic american to serve as the president and the second to be born abroad. he was only 14 when his family emigrated from cuba under harrowing circumstances, including last minute detention by the secret police. he made it here. in two lines -- and two lines come to mind when i think of him. "this is my country, land of my choice. this is my country, here i found voice." what a voice it is. he earned his aba at the university of florida and he is now in their hall of fame. he is a partner in the miami office of the national law firm. his clients range from former vice president al gore to philip morris, to the national geographic society, and he is listed in
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2013 12:50pm EST
's going to have an impact on law enforcement. we're going to be looking at f.b.i. agents, d.e.a. agents, a.t.f. agents who are going to be furloughed and federal prosecutors who are not going to be working with you all on task forces and bringing cases. there are a whole variety of things that are going to happen as a result of sequestration. and that's why i called on in my prepared remarks for congress to resolve this as quickly as possible. >> america's day begins in guam and our questions will attendant with attorney general capadas. >> and we have been talking about your visit to the war museum there and still remember how long you stayed there and appreciated your visit. and spending some money, i think. >> not to have a commercial. but if you are in guam or in the south pacific, it is something to see this world war ii museum. it is something that is -- it's technologically done but extremely moving and informative place. it's really something to see. >> and kind after follow-on to maine's questions, the volcker grants, and i think how the department of justice allocates these cuts,
CSPAN
Mar 7, 2013 10:00am EST
, to require those that traffic in firearms by wrongfully obtaining two or more firearms, and we'll give law enforcement more effective tools. the substitute also incorporates a number of changes, the result of suggestions from senator grassley and his staff. we have been working on this since january. tried to be responsive to the ranking member's concerns and suggestions, and have reached across the aisle to other senators. as a a.t.f. whistleblower, senator grassley has been the lead senator in whistleblower legislation, was a a.t.f. whistleblower, who testified last congress that the existing laws are toothless and they can help law enforcement -- can't help law enforcement, and that's why law enforcement consistently has called for firearms trafficking statute that can be effective and go after straw purchasers. we need now is to create better law enforcement tools. and i think this will -- the senators can join together on this will close a very dangerous loophole in the law that mexican drug cartels and gangs and other criminals have exploited for too long. stop illegal trafficking th
FOX News
Mar 7, 2013 1:00am PST
up. >> we have very strong laws, stronger than jessica's law. >> you actually don't have strong laws. you are lucky o'reilly wasn't here today, sir. >> bill: what is going on in the state of colorado? it doesn't want to pass jessica's law to protect kids but it does want to legalize marijuana and impose new restrictions on gun ownership. we'll have a follow-up on that. also tonight, dennis miller on dennis rodman, alan colmes, and the obama administration telling the kids they can't come to the white house. >> what are you, nuts? get out of here. >> bill: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly, thanks for watching us tonight. enough, enough. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. lots of folks talking about my shootout with alan colmes last night where i asked him what specific, specific budget cuts president obama has proposed. colmes himmed and hawaiied saying the president promising to cut medicare or something. but the truth is president obama has not put forth any specific federal spending
CNN
Mar 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
gun laws. it won't help. why? >> and newt gingrich a word a couldn't possibly repeat. and this is the authorized biography. and the king and his court. to hugo chavez joins me to talk about his surprising connections. you are looking live at the senate floor. we'll get to that in a few moments. and i sit down with the one and only don king. to have a personal connection to hugo chavez. we begin with breaking news on that deadly lion attack in california. the lion was shot and killed. he had been raised there for eight weeks. >> our thoughts and prayers go out to our friend and family at this trying time. >> i want to bring in a man who knows more than anybody else. first, a woman who worked with the santuary where the man lived. here is genny michaels. genny. you had personal knowledge of both the sanctuary and the lion who has sadly been put down. tell me about your experience. was there anything that made you feel there was a problem down the line? i didn't see any type of adepreaggres aggressive behavior. >> we are looking at a shot of you with him. when you were w
FOX News
Mar 5, 2013 1:00am PST
have very strong laws, stronger than jessica's laws. >> you actually don't have strong laws a guy molested 10 kids at a day care center and only got two years in prison. >> you are lucky o'reilly wasn't here today, sir. [thunder] >> bill: state of colorado won't even vote on jessica's law. one man is preventing the vote. jesse watters caught up with speaker of the house, mark ferdino. >> you have been pushing gay legislation, pot legalization, you are not protecting the kids from sexual predators and passing jesse's law. why is that? >> bill: a factor investigation. colorado's shame. >> this is america we are talking about at a critical time. fiddling. >> bill: mitt romney upset about the ongoing budget chaos in america. the question is can anything be done about it? talking points will address the issue. >> human being, is there anybody there willing to help this lady and not let her die? >> not at this time. >> bill: in california, a nurse would let an elderly woman die rather than put job at risk. what does that say about america? juan and mary katharine on that. entern, you wh
SFGTV
Mar 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
federal law and a long tail of history. they were guaranteed have been guaranteed under the fair law that the changes to their retirement programs would have to be negotiated. so they found reformat this summer enacted by the state of california to violate that and they have used that to hold up hundreds of millions of dollars of transit grants across the state and i believe that san francisco muni is affected by this, so consequently, this bill will go in and exempt them from the reform act from last year. we recommended a watch, and i am not sure how this thing from fair early on and we want to to be monitoring it as we move forward and coordinate with sf muni. and also on the matrix, 8164, initially we recommended watch and we are going to switch our recommendation to you today to oppose this measure, it is the law that this bill effects is a little used local private partnership legislation that has been on the books since 1996. i am aware of only two enstances of its application, the bill heightens the requirements which makes the projects cost more and makes it more difficult,
SFGTV2
Mar 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
, and with station personnel. so, you really act as a good communicator and facilitator in the program from a law enforcement background. and the grant we get through public works really allows us to run effectively. >> great, thank you. >> [speaker not understood]. let me come on over here. what's your question? >> okay. [speaker not understood]. i've gotten three years of knowledge [speaker not understood]. my question is this. how am i going to get the police department, how am i going to get city council -- they're partially on board, but some of our people in public works are here today. how can i convey to them that i'm not a nut -- everybody here thinks i'm a nut because [speaker not understood]. how did they really take this seriously and realize that graffiti is a crime and it requires money and it requires attention from the officials, not just from covering graffiti? is there an answer? can you give me some sort of -- what's a good direction? >> [speaker not understood]. >> [speaker not understood]. basically the task force, they'll put together and try to convince the citizens somethi
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 2:00am PST
't. though we may not know in any particular case whether a person is an automoton, usually you can. the law has a bright line. it says if you engage in a wongful action, there is a defense called the insanity defense which never works as most of us know because we don't recognize it. should we recognize it, that's an interesting question. should we have a more robust concept of diminished responsibility in light of the understanding that some people have less control over their preferences and desires or should we have better sentencing schemes or get rid of incarceration and come up with different models of trying to deal with punishment once we understand people have wrong selections. i think those are all interesting questions, but is there free will? well, the fact that almost everybody in the audience raised either their right or left hand contemplated it and were quickly able to act and respond. that to me says, yes, there is. now what do we want to do about it? now that we understand that those of us in the audience or up here that like chocolate cake may not have control over it, ho
SFGTV2
Mar 6, 2013 3:00am PST
cases against that school discipline, but holly has come up with a really wonderful solution within law enforcement that we would love you to talk about and it's preventive and solution. >> thank you. it's not going to be a shock to you that i don't have a sizzle reel but i did manage to get a few powerpoint slides in so it's a good thing if i can get my next one. can you advance it for me please? so it is a safety course that i created with yahoo. we partnered together. i started asking questions the first day so my boots are on the ground and i'm in the schools and i love doing what i do, and i believe wholeheartedly and i believe it was the soft power -- yes, i love it. i think it's effective in so many ways, so i had luckily teamed up with the right people at yahoo who were really amazing and just the foresight they saw, and believed in the concept that law enforcement needs to be a piece of this puzzle and have some solutions. we have a unique part in the schools and with kids and this did get certified for the peace officer standards and we get credit for that being police
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
on the floor. for decades, u.s. courts have allowed law enforcement to conduct aerial surveillance without a warrant. this is that sort of open spaces doctrine. i'm not saying it makes it right but the government has been doing it for decades. some of the courts have apparently ruled that what a person does in the open, even behind a back yard fence, can be seen from a passing airplane and is not protected by privacy laws. you know, i don't think i agree with that. if you're swimming in your pool in your back yard, if you're in your hot tub in your back yard, just because we have the technology to be able to see you in your hot tub, does that really mean they have a right to look at what you are doing in your back yard, so i don't really accept that. i think it has been abused and something that really we should be fighting against the surveillance state. advocates say predators are simply more effective than other planes. flying out of earshot and out of sight, a predator bee can watch a target for 20 hours nonstop, far longer than any police helicopter or manned aircraft. i would say the
CSPAN
Mar 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
in firearms by wrongfully obtaining two or more firearms, and we'll give law enforcement more effective tools. the substitute also incorporates a number of changes, the result of suggestions from senator grassley and his staff. we have been working on this since january. tried to be responsive to the ranking member's concerns and suggestions, and have reached across the aisle to other senators. as an a.t.f. whistleblower, senator grassley has been the lead senator in whistleblower legislation, was an a.t.f. whistleblower, who testified last congress that the existing laws are toothless and they can't help law enforcement, and that's why law enforcement consistently has called for firearms trafficking statute that can be effective and go after straw purchasers. we need now is to create better law enforcement tools. and i think this will -- the senators can join together on this will close a very dangerous loophole in the law that mexican drug cartels and gangs and other criminals have exploited for too long. stop illegal trafficking. the firearms act is important. this week the "usa today" ran
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
at the end of the last congress. how to make a law. just read the look. and i recognize that you would hardly recognize that civics lesson if you see what's happening on the floor here today and over the last period of time. but i have enormous, enormous respect for the chairman of the appropriations committee. we sat on that committee together for a number of years. i appreciate that he wanted to bring a bill to the floor that honors the budget control act. i disagree with the tactic of putting a reinforcement of the sequester into the law. it exists. we have to do the sequester unless we can head it off. unless the safety of our troops and their training, our national security, the education of our children, the safety of our neighbors, unless that takes precedence over protecting tax breaks for corporate jets, businesses that send jobs overseas, the list goes on and i mentioned it now more than one time. so i urge my colleagues to think carefully about this vote. this isn't a vote to shut down government or not. that vote will come another time. the senate isn't going to accept this bill.
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
to have firearms. >> 1938 is a long time ago. that was the law of the land until 2008. what change during that time. >> i always find that out at shows how gun control can work. very serious restrictions on non. >> all of our gun massacres, none have been committed with a fully automatic weapon. but what happened, you had the firearms act and importantly the 1960s have been. the racial turbulence of the 60s and the assassination of president kennedy, his brother, martin luther king eventually produced another gun control act. there was support for that and even in the leadership of the nra at the time. charlton heston subscribe to a statement that was read by another hollywood tough guy calling for some kind of regulation to prevent this repetition of the assassinations. they think like a lot of gun control measures comely support them in california. ronald reagan supported a gun-control measure because black panthers are running around the state legislature. it made it impossible to do that impose a waiting period on the time you needed people to apply for a handgun and actually being ab
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 9:30pm PST
partnership in south florida with local law enforcement who had gone into schools talking about bullying, including cyber bullying and giving people concrete examples of things of situations they saw, it was remarkable. and that is why we will continue to do that work. so i hope today as we move forward you will understand that we are in this together with you at the department of justice. this is an all hands on deck enterprise. there is so much to do. i hope at the end of this day we will indeed all follow the lead of that student, walk out and say what are one or two things i'm going to do differently and better? how are we going to improve this situation? i hope if you take one and only one thing from melinda and my and ruslyn's remarks today, if you have an idea, please bring them to us. we want to learn from you. we are in this together and i want to say thank you because the most important thing we have is a recognition that you understand that this is indeed a national issue for us to deal with. i'm looking forward to the rest of the day, i appreciate your presence and i
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
of the problem, but because they did not have a good enforcement mechanism and because the laws on book wrs not enforced, we have a much greater problem today. e-verify is not the entire solution, but it is a critical part of the enforcement solution making it easier for employers to be abigail to know whether those presenting credentials to them for a job are indeed the person they say they are with the authorization they claim to have, and it does so electronically, which i think we'll see a demonstration of here today. let's get on with the opportunity to do that, and i'll put the rest of the statement in the record. thank you. >> i thank the chairman. i'll introduce you, have the demonstration, and recognize you for opening statements. i'll apologize for pronunciations that are a function of my inability to do things phonetically well. ms soraya correa. perfect it's not, but maybe close. associate director for the u.s. st'sship and immigration services, enterprise service director, and responsible for delivering immigration status and information in support of the uscis mission and over
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 12:00am PST
a proposed law that would reduce felony drug possession crimes to a misdemeanor. this is what 13 states have done. we not only bring these issues to the forefront, but have the opportunity to participate -- and we have cards that you could fill out and questions. this promises to be a year of reform and change like we have never seen, and we now see prisoner reentry programs being implemented. we're still spending too much money and resources and not enough on rehabilitation and reentry. this november, the voters will decide on limiting the three strikes law. issues and measures long overdue. it is clear there is much more that needs to be done. according to a study that was published this month -- since 1989, 2000 people have been wrongfully incarcerated and they served collectively, 10,000 years. an average of 11 years person. i would like to thank the people who made this summit possible. memoranda -- amy devon -- many volunteers and all of our speakers and panelists. i would like to thank the co- sponsors, and the bar association of san francisco. i would like to thank them for their hel
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 3:30am PST
, to say that he's been law enforcement for 30 years and bring back 30-year experience to this consideration of this bill, and he said this bill makes sense because drug treatment works and this is in spite of the fact we'll be battling the district attorneys along with many other arms of public safety. [laughter] >> we've got the data, we've got the facts and we know this will provide great benefit to our communities, to our neighborhoods, and to all of california. thank you for your support. [applause] >> tal, i want to go back to the question that marty posed earlier, which is in effect this idea that in order to incentivize people making the decision to seek treatment that the fear of a felony conviction or possible state prison sentence could play a positive role. you talk to a lot of people charged with crimes who are trying to make the decision of what decision to make, what is the primary motivation you see coming from them. how do they decision make on dispositions related to drug possession as a felony? >> i think that for a lot of people it does have to be a
CSPAN
Mar 7, 2013 1:00am EST
of lawfulness of the illegal operation directed against a u.s. citizen, a senior operational leader of al qaeda. or an associated force. this is committee confidential but it is not classified. the fact of the matter is it is a 16 page, very hostile and -- very thoughtful and very impressive opinion, and yet, it cannot go into the public domain. i cannot ask you about some of the factors of this opinion even here and i think that's a mistake. i think the world we are now living in is so different and precise that the legal underpinnings for action really are important. secondly, it is one thing for a president to ask for a legal opinion prior to something that is ongoing. maybe even on going. it seems to me that after words, -- after words, -- afterwards, we should have the opportunity to assess the legality of that and if necessary, be able to clarify law, change a law, do whatever a constitutional legislative body does. i would just ask you to take a look at this. we have now -- i just got a note. it has been release now because it was leaked first. so -- [chuckles] >> that is one way of get
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
or be in a position to consider this comprehensive response to our law enforcement that has already told us what they need. law enforcement does not take a partisan view in this. they just take a view what's going to help law enforcement, what's going to help us be safer. i think the senator and i came in from that position. thursday, the senate judiciary committee will continue our consideration of four measures to reduce gun violence. this issue, gun trafficking, straw purchases, was before the committee. what i am going to do is take my original trafficking bill, and i would tell the senators who are cosponsors and amend it with a text of the bipartisan compromise. i believe it approved the language already pending before the committee, provisions laid out in legislation are focused, they are commonsense remedies, and our bill does not affect lawful purchases from federal firearms licenseees, does not alter their rights and responsibilities, but our bill was drafted to request law enforcement to give needed tools to fight against the drug cartels, other criminals who threaten our communities.
PBS
Mar 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
proposed, and signed into law, all the while pretending he's somehow powerless to stop it. gwen: the blame game is a big part of what we saw this week and we just saw it there. >> well, the republicans are saying it's his fault, he did it. they call this the "president's sequester." they did that -- gwen: they tried to call it obama quester. >> they did that after the meeting at the white house on friday morning. and the president came out in his press conference and said this is the republican's choice, they are choosing to do this. he used the word choice and republican together a few times so it's clear the blame game is in full swing. i believe that when all of this is over, the public will look and say you know what, you guys needed to figure out, both of you children needed to figure out a way to prevent this and stop pointing fingers at each other. gwen: this does remind me of when you're driving down the street with kids in the back seat and you tell them to stop squabbling, they say, he did it first. we don't have a lot of patience for that. >> don't make me stop the car. >> our p
SFGTV2
Mar 7, 2013 10:30am PST
are able to avoid that background check. and that has to be, what happens if the law isn't changed? the law has to change. the best explanation that i have heard has been from an atf agent who said it would be like after 9-11 saying we're going to screen all air passengers at every airport in 60 percent of the states. it doesn't make sense. and it's not an inconvenience. i was telling the speaker on the way in i got a text message from a san francisco resident who i've known all of his life and he's known me all of his life. i know his parents, they live around the corner from me in st. helena he wanted to be here and he said i want you to know i fully support the universal background checks for anybody who buys a gun. and you know it's not inconvenient, you know, it works because a few years ago, mike, i bought a gun from you and we walked down the street -- we drove down the street to steve's hardware in downtown st. helena, i filled out the gun, he filled out the paperwork, he paid $23 or $24 dollars, in a few days he came in, he knew i had not used the gun in a crime, he
FOX News
Mar 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
: the son-in-law of usama bin laden is in the u.s. awaiting court appearance. the spokesman suleman was picked up overseas and is facing criminal charges here. that is creating an uproar on capitol hill. there are new questions what about has happened about all the information captured and recovered during the raid that killed bin laden almost two years ago. to date, intelligence sources say 17 documents out of hundreds of thousands recovered have been made public. why? chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has the story. >> reporter: this seven-page indictment charged the al-qaeda spokeman and son-in-law of usama bin laden con pyring to kill -- conspiring to kill american citizens. without discussing details, the chairman of the intelligence committee said this is a significant capture. >> his history is somebody active and engaugeed in al-qaeda, spent some time in iran. the southern part of iran conducting or planning operations, doing facilitatio facilitation. >> reporter: the operative was brought to the u.s. several days ago and has been cooperating with authoriti
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
's a comment on twitter. when boeing and others by law tried to notify employees of potential layoffs size year, obama astin not to do it. -- obama asked them not to do it. this notion of the warren act, can you talk about that? guest: the furloughs and that the federal government will not begin until the end of this month. you have to send a letter and the president signs it -- signed it last week saying that furloughs are coming. you've got to give advance notice. and in terms of contractors, you got to give advance notice as well, at least as i am under cla. the speaker pro tempore: of rule 0. any record vote on the postponed question will be taken later. for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and concur in the senate amendment to the bill, h.r. 307. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 307. an act to re-authorize certain programs under the public health service act and the federal food, drug and cosmetic act with respect to public health security and all has -- all-h
FOX Business
Mar 9, 2013 5:00am EST
for your clients at all times. we believe that the practices are consistent with the law and fair to all parties and we provide valuable services to 401k clients for whom fidelity services is a recordkeeper and trustee. they didn't have another show tonight. i really appreciate your time. here is a boost for your 401k toy. the dow jones putting up with a sixth straight day. bringing the index to yet another all-time high. traders are rallying under the unemployment rate, dropping down a little. my next guest is here with us, and he has some interesting research out. i want to start with today's jobs numbers. you say that they may not be all they could be. this is not what we were expecting. >> this was the blowout report. it gets pushed to the upside in the report. but we knew that the data would be seasonally pushed out. the anybody can do this at home, you dislocate year-over-year growth rates of the.data. what you find is the payroll jobs growth has fallen today do not blow. >> the direction of jobs growth is very clearly, that it's very different from the headlines come almost every
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
government to carrying out activities in violation of international law and the domestic laws of many other countries. for north korea these criminal activities are viewed as necessary to maintain the power of the regime with no regard for the fact that they are corrosive to international law and order. so the question is, what steps can we take to combat north korea's illicit activities, and can our efforts to prevent these activities be used to pressure north korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs? now, i just heard on the news this morning that the agreement has been made ostensibly with china to punish north korea for its missile-launching nuclear tests. i hope that china will not do what it's done in the past and agree to sanctions and then just erode those sanctions so the sanctions really never took hold. i hope that china will finally understand that the north korean regime is a threat to stability in that region of the world and in many regions of the world, because as chairman royce pointed out, korea, north korea is a rogue state helping countries lik
FOX
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> this was a tragedy. real people, with real families, doing real work. >> the sacrifices that law enforcement make and their families make. and every time i see one of those cars go by and i see an officer it really brings that home. >> reporter: sergeant butch baker and officer elizabeth butler always remembered here in the city of santa cruz. mike mibach, channel 2 news. >>> today in santa cruz and the hp pavilion there were a lot of tears but there were funny moments too. you see here poking fun at himself and even governor brown. >> governor, has anybody ever told you sir that you bare a striking resemblance to me? butch baker was the first person to point out the resemblance to him. we have a slide show from the procession, the badges of all the departments there and a performance by james durbin. it's all on ktvu.com right there on our home page. >>> san francisco police are investigating a shooting that happened late this afternoon. they say it happened just before 4:00 at bryant and main street. according to san francisco police, a passenger in a car was shot. the driver took off looking f
CSPAN
Mar 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
and furious, i was told by whistle blowers that there were gaps in federal laws concerning straw purchasers which should be addressed, and this is our opportunity to do it. mr. chairman, you have worked with me on your bill making many changes at my request. they have made the bill better and reduced the negative side effects of previous versions. i trust you think so as well because you have included the changes in the new bill. the new bill in your substitute amendment also included a revised bill by senators gillibrand and kirk on the subject of gun trafficking. those revisions also reflect changes that i asked senator gillibrand to make, and i think it would be worthwhile to outline all the changes that have been made to the bill since they were first introduced. i think they demonstrate good faith of the chairman and senator gillibrand. for instance, senator gillibrand's bill originally would have made it a federal crime to transfer two or more guns if that person knew that the result would be a violation of state or local law. that would have given states and localities a one-way ince
CSPAN
Mar 8, 2013 1:00am EST
blowers that there were gaps in federal laws concerning straw purchasers which should be addressed, and this is our opportunity to do it. mr. chairman, you have worked with me on your bill making many changes at my request. they have made the bill better and reduced the negative side effects of previous versions. i trust you think so as well because you have included the changes in the new bill. the new bill in your substitute amendment also included a revised bill by senators gillibrand and kirk on the subject of gun trafficking. those revisions also reflect changes that i asked senator gillibrand to make, and i think it would be worthwhile to outline all the changes that have been made to the bill since they were first introduced. i think they demonstrate good faith of the chairman and senator gillibrand. for instance, senator gillibrand's bill originally would have made it a federal crime to transfer two or more guns if that person knew that the result would be a violation of state or local law. that would have given states and localities a one-way incentive to address new gun c
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
of the children and education. we've made sure that our law enforcement is taken care of, but we've also made those difficult choices early on that washington could really learn from in budgeting. i congratulate congressman messer for bringing this particular bill. it's a good government bill. i know the other side of the aisle is talking about the sequester, and i find it ironic that "the washington times" today has a headline that says, 400 more jobs were created in spite of the sequester. so i don't believe that the sky is falling here. this legislation requires the president to do some simple math and include with his budget, should he choose to submit one, an estimate of the cost of the deficit per taxpayer. taxpayers just simply deserve to know how much they owe for washington's out-of-control spending. after all, every dime that the federal government borrows is saddled on this generation and the next generation and generations to follow. right now the cost of washington's $16 trillion of national debt totals more than $147,000 per taxpayer. in fact, approximately every minute, mr. spe
SFGTV2
Mar 7, 2013 11:00am PST
are a hunter you have this system and if you are in law enforcement like a police officer or navy seal you have this, that would include background checks, background checks i think are -- if everyone knows how their mental state is, it will help a lot. could you answer that question. >> i will say on the background checks, that should really be what they refer to as a no-brainer. if you buy a gun, you ought to be checked out. we ought to make sure that people who are criminals or people who don't have the mental capacity to properly use a gun, we should keep them out of the hands of those folks and that's the first line of defense. and that should be just about everyone should have to go through that. there's a lot of work being done to figure out if there's a better way to do it, should you look at some type of app for individual transfers could be made without going through -- you were talking about machine guns and they're already illegal, well, that's not actually true. you can own a machine gun but it's a higher bar that you have to clear to get that. there is more background checks,
CNN
Mar 8, 2013 4:00am PST
for "early start." >> "starting point" starts now. >>> welcome, everybody. today, osama bin laden's son-in-law caught and brought to new york under a shroud of secrecy. what happens next? >>> and details on how a lion killed a young woman. that wild animal wasn't where it belonged. former president clinton urging the supreme court to overturn a law he signed when he was in the white house. >> holy dow! we are counting down to a key report about jobs now less than two hours away. >> forget the right to bear arms. one small american town is about to make it mandatory. a gun for every house and every family. >>> plus, a first look at hollywood's risky bet on a brand new "wizard of oz." is the yellow brick road paved with box office gold? >> and talk about this morning the mom who found her 7-year-old daughter's diet list. we'll chat with dara-lynn weiss. we had a her here talking about her daughter's struggle with obesity. tommy davidson, actor and comedian, joins us. and abbie cornish joins us later. it's friday, march 8. "starting point" begins now. >>> welcome, everybody. our "starting point"
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2013 8:30am EST
, the court said, cannot control as to whether the law is constitutional, but does control as to whether the antiinjunction statute applies. and this reminded me of louis carroll. [laughter] when i use a word, when i use a word like humpty dumpty, it means just what i choose it to mean, neither more, nor less. now, the magic of this dueling, call it taxonomy, means that because it is a penalty the court could go forward to consider its legality. because, but because it is a tax and not a penalty, it is a lawful exercise of the taxing power, not an unlawful exerlz of the power to regulate commerce. and a related irony is that five justices concluded that congress did not have the power under the commerce clause to regulate doing nothing. that is to say not buying health insurance. but five justices -- only chief justice in both camps -- held that congress does have the power to impose a tax for doing the very same nothing. not buying health insurance. so the constitutional law professor, president, who insisted that obamacare was constitutional was right all along. but he was right becaus
ABC
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
draped down at the entrance of hp pavilion. >> law enforcement came from ash the state to the memorial. laura anthony joins with us more on that. laura? >> people began lining up before the motorcade arrived here this morning. many of them were from law enforcement community well aware that they, too, put their lives on the line every day. thousands of police officers from as far as nork po nork and maryland converged on hp pavilion wearing black bands on badges. ones signal they've lost, in this case, two of their own. >> it's a brotherhood and a sister hood we understand how a tragedy like this can happen every day. >> among mourners howard jordan, remembering all too well a similar memorial almost exactly six years ago. >> we know what the santa cruz police department is going through. unfortunately we're probably one of the only agencies in the country facing similar circumstances. many knew the officers personally. in this case, the detective sargeant, butch baker. >> he was a good guy, always out to help someone if they needed help. it doesn't matter who you were, just there to h
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
for sticking with us this hour. this weekend at harvard law school, the official who just stepped down as the top lawyer in the pentagon weighed in on the next big civil rights cases that are coming up before the supreme court. this month the court is going to be hearing arguments on same-sex marriage under the law. and former pentagon general counsel jay johnson told the black law students association at harvard, quote, our gay brothers and sisters who are in the struggle for marriage equality right now in the state legislatures and in the courts of this country are marching step by step the same road toward equal treatment under law that we know so well. their cause is our cause. he went on to explain his view that the impact of laws banning equal marriage rights would be particularly -- and are now particularly cruel and unfair, in his words, to people who are serving in the u.s. military. the same argument is made by iraq and afghanistan veterans of america in a brief that they have filed, along with a number of other former military officials with the supreme court about one of th
CNN
Mar 8, 2013 6:00am PST
against the defense of marriage act which he signed into law in 1996. the legislation defines marriage as between a man and a woman. now clinton wants the supreme court to declare it unconstitutional. in an opinion piece to "the washington post," clinton questions if the act goes against the principles of freedom, equality and justice. he writes "as a president who signed the act into law, i have come to believe that the defense of marriage act is contrary to those principles and in fact incompatible with our constitution." >>> residents along the northeast still battling the latest blast of winter weather. you could see it in dan lothian's live shot lots of wind, from new york to new england, snow expected to turn to rain as temperatures rise before clearing out tomorrow. wind gusts of up to 40 miles per hour also likely. meteorologist samantha mohr joins us now. parts of massachusetts and connecticut have had more than a foot of snow. any relief in sight? >> it will be a long day in boston, don. heavy snow is reported at this hour with the north winds close to 20 so it's blowing that
KRON
Mar 8, 2013 4:00am PST
of livermore. no incidences for the nimitz. >> in world news. osama bin laden's son-in- law, who is also known as an al qaeda spokesman, has been captured and brought to the united states. today he will appear in court on federal conspiracy charges. ed payne has the story. osama bin laden's son-in- law has been captured and is in the united states. sulaiman abu ghaith is being held in new york -- he is expected to appear in court friday to face federal charges. u-s congressman spokesman says abu ghaith was captured within the past week in jordan the treasury department describes abu ghaith as "the official spokesman of al qaeda" since the nine- eleven attacks. some say they should be using a guantanamo bay facility. to gather information, some people want justice. >> there has been no justice for the families. these people take politics with the trials of these men. >> north korea is keeping up the rhetoric. they now say they're canceling a hotline and a nonaggression pact with rival south korea. north korea's arm for dealing with cross-border affairs with seoul, says it will r
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